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Notch Peak – into the cold desert canyon

If ever there was an inspiration for the title of this blog my most recent outdoor adventure – albeit short – is such an inspiration. I finally got a chance to flee the demands of graduate school’s first semester for … Continue reading

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Cedar Mountain Dust Storm

I went back to the Cedar Mountain Range in the West Desert this past weekend. For some reason I am drawn to this range because of its utter desolation. The only road through the range slices through the northern head … Continue reading

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Cold Desert Express

Northern Utah and the Wasatch Front have been experiencing extreme early spring drear. I was quite happy to get out of the house and into a canyon last weekend, but it was back to snow and cold all last week. … Continue reading

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Winter Desert Wilderness

Boredom overtakes one quickly in that in-between season of autumn and winter. The characteristics of this season (at least in Salt Lake City) are: not enough snow to do anything in the mountains and too cold and icy for any … Continue reading

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